Research Statistics and Information Management

Research Statistics and Information Management Directorate (RSIM)

This Directorate conducts and researches into policy and strategy options, compiles and analyses data for the Ministry in particular and government as a whole. It maintains a data bank for effective and efficient decision-making.   

This Directorate also projects the good image of the Sector both within and outside the country by disseminating information on the Ministry’s policies, activities and procedures as well as providing a mechanism for receiving feedback on Government’s policies and activities.

The directorate is composed of the following units:

  1. Research and Statistics Unit:  It conducts research into the activities of the Ministry. It also ensures that requisite data is available for decision-making. It also acts as databank for the Ministry including;
  • Collection and processing of statistics relating to areas of the industry, which the Ministry has jurisdiction over. (i.e. all stakeholders).
  • Liaises with other research and statistics bodies within and outside the industry.
  • Routine collection and processing of statistics on the internal operations of the Ministry
  • Enumerating all areas where research and analysis is required.
  • Developing business ideas that would contribute positively to the overall performance of the Ministry.


  1. Information Management Unit: The Unit is responsible for the Documentation Centre and for collating required data to create a database for the Ministry. It leads in creating the appropriate policy strategies for branding and building the corporate image for the success of government business within the sector.